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Ellijay, Georgia offers a variety of delicious restaurants. While vacationing in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains can be nice and relaxing, many of us like to top the experience off by not cooking or cleaning up after a meal and would prefer to find the perfect little restaurant that has that something special to offer. Below are some of our favorites places to enjoy not only the food but the atmosphere of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Ellijay, GA

The Cajun Depot
(706) 276-1676
Depot Street, Ellijay, GA 30540
Authentic Cajun cuisine in the beautiful North Georgia mountains!

Jolly Roger Market and Grill
716 Industrial Blvd, Ellijay, GA 30540
Fresh seafood cooked a variety of ways- Casual motif and atmosphere 

(706) 636-4663
51 River St, Ellijay, GA
Our restaurant specializes in Homemade Soups, Gourmet Sandwiches, and Fresh Salads, and features delicious desserts.

The Roof
(706) 635-7669
16 River Street, Ellijay, GA
It is our goal to provide amazing food—supporting local farmers and businesses when possible. We value quality, creativity, and fun approaches to the food we serve

Back Porch Bistro
(706) 636-1111
10 North Side Square, Ellijay, GA 30540
Hand made sandwiches, paninis, homemade soups, vegetarian options and gluten free as well

Ellijay Wood Fired Pizza
2 River St, Ellijay, GA 30540, Ellijay, GA
Artisan crafted hand made pizza
(706) 707-4992

Charlie’s Italian Restaurant
(706) 635-2205
15 West Cross St, East Ellijay, GA 30540
Treasured family recipes, quality ingredients, and spectacular service combine at this great local eatery. Wonderful Italian menu with a broad selection of items.

White Columns Restaurant
200 Industrial Blvd # 109, Ellijay, GA 30540 
Southern country cooking at it's finest

(706) 636-0475
475 Howard Simmons Rd, Ellijay, GA 30540

(706) 515-0050
30 Highland Xing South, East Ellijay, GA 30540

Okinawa Sushi
(706) 698-2222
Old Orchard Rd, East Ellijay, GA 30540

Ruby Tuesday
(706) 515-3301
47 Highland Crossing, East Ellijay, GA

(706) 515-1520
60 Highland Crossing South, Ellijay, GA 30540

Copperhill, TN & McCaysville, GA:

All Aboard Cafe
(706) 492-5000
47 Toccoa Avenue, McCaysville, GA 30559
Home of the smoked burger-people drive from miles around to enjoy the taste of our very own hickory smoked burger. All items on the menu are made from scratch. Even the BBQ sauce! Pork, ribs, chicken and burgers are smoked on the site daily.

Cider House Cafe & Mountain View Orchard

(706) 492-7753
2984 Mobile Road, McCaysville, GA 30555
Their store offers jams, jellies and marmalades, fresh baked goods, hot fried apple pies and fresh apple cider. They serve lunch and dinner with some of the best home cooked food in the area! Call to schedule a romantic private Orchard dinner.

Brother’s Copper Kettle
(423) 496-5001
Hwy 64, Ducktown, TN (beside Piggly Wiggly shopping center)

El Rio Mexican Restaurant
(423) 496-1826
113 Ocoee Street, Copperhill, TN 37317
A local favorite! Tasty south of the border menu, and a very friendly staff.

Nifty 50’s Cafe
(706) 964-6378
100 Blue Ridge Drive, McCaysville, GA 30555
Awesome malts, shakes, and burgers served in a diner setting with riverside seating available.

Papa’s Pizza To Go
(706) 492-3622
305 Blue Ridge Drive, McCaysville, GA 30555
Fresh baked pizza, spaghetti, hoagies, & lasagna available for pick up. Blue Ridge location features a buffet!

Pat’s Kountry Kitchen

(706) 492-5477
1212 Blue Ridge Drive, McCaysville, GA 30555
Famous fried chicken and down home cookin’

Roger & Carol’s Quick Burger
(423) 496-3714
205 Ocoee Street, Copperhill, TN 37317
Breakfast,lunch, & dinner serving homemade cold slaw, biscuits and gravy, & hot Fudge cake. Try a Quick Burger!

Village Express
(706) 492-7508
264 Blue Ridge Drive, McCaysville, GA 30555
A hometown take on fast food, plenty of portions and excellent BLT’s!

Blairsville, GA:

Antonietta’s Italian Bakery & Grill
(706) 745-5305
91 Blue Ridge Street, Blairsville, GA 30512
Traditional Italian with steakhouse and seafood specialty items available.

Aviator Cafe
(706) 781-1043
417 F Blue Ridge Street, Blairsville, GA 30512 (next to Radio Shack in Bi-Lo shopping center) Hoagies, wraps, salads, smoothies, homemade soups.

Blairsville Restaurant

(706) 745-6921
229 Earnest Street, Blairsville, GA 30512
World famous Blairsville Restaurant, country cooking, burgers, etc.

Cookie Jar Restaurant
(706) 745-3600
223 Wellborn Street, Blairsville, GA 30512
Buffet, steaks, burgers, salads, wide variety menu.

Grinds & Glazes

(706) 745-0748
294 Hwy 515, Blairsville, GA 30512
Breakfast, sandwiches, salads & fresh baked breads.

Comfort Cafe
(706) 745-8825
94F Town Square, Blairsville, GA 30512
Salads, burgers, sandwiches & wraps, wonderful desserts and homemade cobbler!

Downtown Pizza Company
(706) 835-1211
Bi-Lo Shopping Center, Blairsville, GA 30512
All you can eat pizza and salad buffet, or pizza by the order.


(706) 781-1643
42 Hwy 515, Blairsville, GA 30512
Traditional menu of burgers, salads, sandwiches, steaks.

Grinds & Glazes

(706) 745-0748
294 Hwy 515, Blairsville, GA 30512
Breakfast, sandwiches, salads & fresh baked breads.

Hole in the Wall
(706) 745-5888
90 Town Square, Blairsville, GA 30512
Legendary town eatery and hangout, great food and wonderful atmosphere. Breakfast all day, home cooking.

The Lodge at Copperhead
(706) 835-7433
171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA 30512
Award winning restaurant features “Comfort food with attitude.” From five course find dining to mouth watering pure Angus beef burgers, fried pickles, and home-made bread.

Mike’s Seafood Market & Grill
(706) 745-9519
121A Murphy Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512
Fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, crab, alligator, frog legs, salmon, crawfish, oysters, & lobster along with steak and pasta.

Plantation House
(706) 835-2554
110 School Street, Blairsville, GA 30512
Fine dining restaurant in historic home, reservations required.

Rib Country

(706) 781-3530
373 Kousins Drive, Blairsville, GA 30512
Best local BBQ around!

Saw Mill Place
(706) 745-1250
1150 Pat Haralson Drive, Blairsville, GA 30512
Large portions, breakfast, lunch & dinner served, great southern country cookin!

Sicily’s Pizza
(706) 745-0232
305 H Murphy Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512
Large menu of traditional Italian food & salads.

Hiawassee, GA/Young Harris, GA:

Brasstown Valley Resort
(706) 379-9900
6321 US Hwy 76, Young Harris, GA 30582
Famous golf course and beautiful resort, only about a half hour’s drive from Blue Ridge. Wonderful buffet with fresh seafood, steaks, and numerous desserts.

The Oaks
(706) 896-4141
3493 Hwy 76 West, Young Harris, GA 30582
Signature mountain trout, pasta, sandwiches, soups & salads.

For those who choose to dine at home, we have some wonderful "in-house" chef that will whip up a gourmet feast at your personal cabin

Chef John Fravel 404-285-0586

Chef Trey Griffith 850-502-7253 

Chef Vedam (678) 754-2438
Larry's Catering Service (470) 514-8653


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